The Village of Empress

is situated on the West side of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and serves as a center to the surrounding farming and ranching community of 1,500 people. It has been a focal point for many activities in the area. It is also at the geographical center of many large cities in Western Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina.

News & Events

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Fire Status: Fire Ban

Splashpad is open now!

Posted on July 28, 2022 under: Announcements
The Village of Empress Splash Park is operating and open NOW.
213 3 Avenue West

Direct thanks to the Village Office or to Grassroots Landscaping and Irrigation 403-526-2645 based in Medicine Hat.

 

Special Council Meeting 2022-Jul-28

Posted on July 27, 2022 under: Announcements

A Special Council Meeting for the Village of Empress will be by Zoom and will start at 11:00 am, Thursday, July 28, 2022.

Agenda:
Zoom link for July 28 meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86194293226
Meeting ID: 861 9429 3226

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By-election reminder

Posted on July 26, 2022 under: Announcements

A by-election for all three Councillors will take place on Monday, August 8, 2022.

Voting will take place between the hours of 10:00 am and 8:00 pm, in the Curling Rink Lounge, which is in the northwest corner of the Empress Bindloss Agridome, 311 2 Street West.

Notice of Election, Notice of Nomination Day, Oath of Returning Officer

The nominations were closed 12:00 noon July 11, 2022 and we have (7) seven residents who stepped forward to represent the voters as councilors for the Village of Empress.  In alphabetical order, they are:

Kelly Burgess
Leo Hensel
Arlen Johnston
Dawna Martin
Laureann Patterson
Yvonne Robertson
Neal Sunderland

The Library is hiring

Posted on July 21, 2022 under: Announcements

The Empress Library is hiring a part-time library assistant.

 

Regular Council Meeting, 2022-Jul-21

Posted on July 20, 2022 under: Announcements

A Regular Council Meeting for the Village of Empress will be by Zoom and will start at 7:30 pm, Thursday, July 21, 2022.

Agenda:
Zoom link for July 21 meeting: {Expired}

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By-election Candidates Forum

Posted on July 20, 2022 under: Announcements

Mark your calendars!  There will be a Candidates Forum for the by-election.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 7:00 pm
At the Empress Community Hall, 314 Centre Street

 

Nominations complete

Posted on July 12, 2022 under: Announcements

The nominations were closed 12:00 noon July 11, 2022 and we have (7) seven residents who stepped forward to represent the voters as councilors for the Village of Empress.  In alphabetical order, they are:

Kelly Burgess
Leo Hensel
Arlen Johnston
Dawna Martin
Laureann Patterson
Yvonne Robertson
Neal Sunderland

Reminder: The by-election will be on Monday, August 8, 2022.  More details will be forthcoming on our 2022 Municipal By-election webpage.

 

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